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The Exeter Arms

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21 Stamford Rd, Stamford PE9 3NS, England
01780 756321
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Nice Meal

Lovely interior, good menu and excellent service would go back and recommend to anyone looking for posh pub grub. Plenty of parking and a comfy bar area to sit before/after your meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely interior, good menu and excellent service would go back and recommend to anyone looking for posh pub grub. Plenty of parking and a comfy bar area to sit before/after your meal.

Thank ozzy-26
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family, of ten met in the Exeter Arms for our annual get together. There should Alec been more of us but illness prevailed for some. We were given exclusive use of the Orangery and had a fantastic four hour lunch and post-Christmas celebration. It was no problem that we were a couple of people missing and our newest family... More 

Thank Roys6484
ExeterArms, Manager at The Exeter Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write with regard to your experience at The Exeter Arms. I am delighted that you all enjoyed your post Christmas family celebrations with us and hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back in the future. With kind regards Sally Rouse More 

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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We had booked lunch here for 4 people. First visit here. Appearances good, staff welcoming, table fine. Then things slowed......and slowed... Meals were ok, fish and chips a bit small perhaps. One monk fish risotto . Waiting.....and waited for puddings. Waited and waited for the bill. Possibly a coincidence, but person who had monk fish was ill about an hour... More 

Thank Lucysmumanddad
ExeterArms, Manager at The Exeter Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments with regard to the appearance and welcoming of the team. However I am sorry to learn that your experience with regard to food and service were not as we would wish it to be. I have taken your comments on board and have spoken to the chef. I am sorry to learn that one of... More 

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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Three of us had dinner midweek. Amazing seafood ravioli starrter. Good choice of home cooked favourites..The sea bass was great. Mid price and worth the extra. The service and food quality make this restaurant stand out. Going for Christmas Day lunch.

Thank JEagle-Smith
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Was a lovely place and was greeted with i suspect the floor manager that day with our complaint and he dealt with it in a very professional manor and made us feel comfortable by letting him know the wrongs on the day a bit more table service would have been nice and smile from the waiter would have been nice... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We travel up from Bedfordshire just to have Sunday lunch. My daughter is in. Wheelchair and we have always been greeted with professional and friendly staff. Lunch is good value yes a little bit dearer but I feel that there are excellent ingredients involved. I can hardly believe some of the bad reviews we have never had a bad experience..

Thank lizs750
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We stopped her spontaneously and were warmly welcomed by the bar staff. Nothing was too much trouble, they were great. The food as delicious, the environment was beautifully decorated to a high standard and cleanliness, just everything you'd expect form a high quality country pub. Great for families!

Thank Joya H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

At the ripe old age of 31 and a good up bringing, I let myself down by judging this book by its cover/reviews. The company I work for decided to send me away on a human factors course and booked me in at this b&b, naturally I decided to Google it to see what I was in for. The reviews... More 

Thank Craig M
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We came for a quiet birthday lunch. The reviews were a little mixed but overall it looked like it would be worth trying. So glad we did. The staff we met on a Friday lunch were all very welcoming and attentive. It didn't take long to settle at a table and for drinks to be brought to us. It was... More 

Thank plandns
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Stopped for Sunday lunch. We were made very welcome, including our dog. We had roast beef and pork which was beautifully cooked. Good honest food. The addition of roast parsnips would have made this a perfect meal! Pudding was excellent also; the cheese board was very good value. Lovely cosy atmosphere and would definitely visit again.

Thank Vicky K

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Stamford Rd, Stamford PE9 3NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Stamford
  • Phone Number: 01780 756321

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic

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